The Arabs: A History

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Basic Books, Oct 6, 2009 - Social Science - 592 pages
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A magisterial and definitive account of five centuries of Arab history

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User Review  - Leon - Goodreads

I have never encountered a historical narrative as rich and fraught as Eugene Rogan's The Arabs: A History. It is gripping and compelling, not as some author's hypothetical exercise, but as the brutal ... Read full review

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User Review  - Mahmoud Ashour - Goodreads

Its a great history book that captures the last 400 years of the history of the Arabs from the Arb nationalist viewpoint. I liked the smooth historical and geographical shift flow that the writer had ... Read full review

About the author (2009)

Eugene Rogan is a faculty fellow and university lecturer in the Modern History of the Middle East at St Antony’s College, Oxford, where he serves as director of the Middle East Centre. His previous book, Frontiers of the State in the Late Ottoman Empire, was judged by the Middle East Studies Association of North America to be the best work on the Middle East in 2000 and awarded the Albert Hourani Prize. He lives in Oxford, England.

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